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Closed Society: 16 March, 2011

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The Ministry of Interior refuses to give Israeli citizenship on the basis of the Law of Return to individuals who converted to Judaism under Orthodox authorities in Canada and the United States and wish to make Aliyah [move to Israel]. This policy contradicts a High Court of Justice ruling.

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March 16th, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Diplomacy: 17 February, 2011

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The number of diplomatic visits abroad of PM Binyamin Netanyahu has been significantly reduced in the past year. During his first year in office Natanyahu flew abroad 13 times, and visited 9 countries. In his second year Netanyahu flew abroad 8 times only, and visited 6 countries. Out of these trips, 3 were to Egypt, and 3 to the US.

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February 17th, 2011 at 10:36 am

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